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Proem

Proem

by Octavio Paz

Proem: Name that Philosopher! True or False

1. Which philosopher mentioned in the poem had a philosophy school called the Garden? -> Epicurus
2. Which of the philosophers mentioned in the poem came up with the allegory of the cave? -> Netzahualcoyotl
3. Which of the philosophers mentioned in the poem was king of an ancient Mexican tribe? -> Plato
4. Which of the philosophers mentioned in the poem believed in reducing fear and pain in order to live a good life? -> Netzahualcoyotl
5. Which of the philosophers mentioned in the poem believed that philosopher-kings should rule us all? -> Netzahualcoyotl

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